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Re: XP Service URIs

From: David E. Cleary <davec@progress.com>
Date: Wed, 22 Nov 2000 10:45:31 -0500
Message-ID: <006701c0549b$3f8552a0$5f943118@pcdavec9>
To: "XML Distributed Applications List" <xml-dist-app@w3.org>
> Hmm. Perhaps then it should be a requirement for the protocol binding to
> provide a way to determine the request-URI; if there isn't one inherent,
> must be transferred in the envelope. Modules which need greater confidence
> in the URI should specify that it be transferred in the envelope in a
> pre-arranged fashion (ideally, once for all modules, not once per module).

Isn't it a use case to have a single XP listener at a single well defined
URL handle more than one service request? I feel the request URI should be
irrelevent to processing the message. Under your definition, would the same
service on different hosts be defined as being different? What if I sell
software for a service I defined to different web sites to use. By your
definition, they would all be different services, not the same service from
different providers.

David Cleary
Progress Software
Received on Wednesday, 22 November 2000 10:45:02 UTC

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